As the temperature cools and the snow begins to cover the frost-covered ground, too many feel that they need to sit inside and wait out the cold weather until Springtime arrives. We don’t want you to hide inside this Winter so we found five fun things to do in Kingston that will warm you up!
1. Skate Downtown at Market Square
Enjoy beautiful and historic downtown Kingston during a fun skate at Springer Market Square. After you’re finished, warm up at a nearby cafe and reward yourself with some hot chocolate.
No matter the weather, food never goes out of style. And in Kingston’s thriving culinary scene, your tastebuds will be changed forever! Grab your hat and mitts and put on your walking shoes to enjoy the Kingston Food Tour. While exploring the beautiful downtown streets, you will be introduced to local restaurants, all while learning about the history of the city.
No matter your age, games never go out of style. Gone are the days where you have to sit at home with a game system or board game. Welcome the future with some of these fun group gaming experiences!
Forget about reality and take the ultimate test of trust and teamwork at an Improbable Escapes escape room. You and your pals are locked inside a uniquely-themed room for one hour with the task of finding your way out through puzzles, rhymes and stories. It’s tougher than you’d think.. Can you beat the clock?
Crime buffs unite for this Sherlock Holmes escape challenge. Perfect for groups as teamwork is essential, follow the story of the missing Sherlock, and meet well-known villains as you navigate your way through the room with the goal of escaping and solving the mystery to find Sherlock Holmes!
Step into a new reality at The VR Hut here in Kingston. Choose from a ton of games ranging from exploring new places, fighting zombies, to building robots! All ages have fun as your senses are taken over and your immersed into a new technological world. Bring a friend and play together for a uniquely fun experience! NOTE: Wear socks as this experience is a shoeless wonder!
Drop-in, plan a party or join a league and warm up that throwing arm! The energetic, fun staff will teach you different styles and techniques for throwing and you will expel any pent up stress you’ve built up over the holiday season. Can you hit the bullseye?
The time of year has no impact on the magic that is music. Kingston is a hotbed for talented local musicians, who are dedicated to sharing their art no matter the weather. Luckily, Kingston’s local bars and restaurants recognizes talent, and ensures that they feature local artists throughout the week anytime of the year. Below is a list of some great spots for you to add to your list for your next night on the town:
- Muziikki – Live and local, every day of the week.
- The Toucan – Rustic and on-trend, local talent is featured weekly.
- Blu Martini – Live music brings in a cool crowd every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
- The Mansion – Check out their Facebook page to get the details on their weekly band spotlights!
- The Merchant – A weekend hotspot that invites music lovers to enjoy the sounds of regular bands including Kings of the Cold.
History comes to life when you explore a museum. Seeing artifacts and listening to stories can make learning about the background of the beautiful limestone city exciting and lively! While South Eastern Ontario offers over twenty museums and historic sites, we have gathered some in Kingston for you to explore this winter.
Bundle up and grab your family for this heart-warming winter experience. You and yours will be in awe at the beautiful and culturally influenced light show that can only be enjoyed after the sun has gone down. Dress warm and wear some comfortable shoes as you walk through the